Prague 15 sends a gift directly to Ukraine 3.5 million crowns. The councils of Horní Měcholupy and Hostivař decided on Wednesday. The eleventh city district has set aside 600,000 crowns from the budget, which it will send to Ukraine through the Czech Red Cross (CRC).
Prague 8 sends 25,000 crowns to Ukraine through Caritas CR, spokesman Martin Šalek said. According to spokesman Jiří Bigas, Prague 4 sends 500,000 crowns through the People in Need organization. A gift of one million crowns Prague 2 could also provide support to Ukraine. Assistance will still be discussed by the council, said spokeswoman Andrea Zoulová. Prague 1 created a collection account, Prague 2 also.
The town halls are organizing charity events, and they will also use the proceeds to help the Ukrainians. Prague 9 organized together with Prague 8 and a charity SRDCOVKA concert, which according to Šalek brought about 75,000 crowns. The benefit concert will also take place on Saturday in Prague 14, announced Deputy Mayor Zuzana Jelenová (STAN).
According to Mayor Jan Čižinský (Prague Sobě), Prague 7 sent material aid directly to the affected state. “The impetus for this was specific requests from the management of the Ukrainian city of Khust, which sent Prague 7 a list of the most needed material assistance,” said the mayor. Now the seventh city district is organizing a collection, from the proceeds of which it will buy power plants for Ukrainian hospitals.
A truck with blankets, sleeping bags, toys, durable food and other assistance that they brought to the collection warehouse in Opatovská Street citizens of the South City, Prague 11 also went to Lviv on Monday. The material collection of aid is also organized by Prague 14. According to Jelenová, the necessary things can be carried to collection points in the community center Hloubětínská 55 and Plechárna until further notice.
To equip accommodation for refugees arising in the metropolis on the initiative of town halls with the necessary things. For example opened a warehouse in Prague 9 in the former post office building. Selected mattresses, pans, mugs, appliances and other equipment for possible accommodation of Ukrainians in their premises in Poděbradská street. According to Prague 9 councilor Jiří Janák, more than 20 rooms could be built there.
Where can I go?
Prague 15 has set up an e-mail [email protected] for offers of specific help from people. Through it, people can even ask for help. “We are looking for individual and targeted assistance to citizens staying in the city district,” said Pavlína Nejedíková from the Mayor’s Office of Prague 15. Similarly, people can contact the City Hall of Prague 10 via e-mail [email protected]
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